CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre was advisor to CompuGroup Medical AG, one of the leading eHealth companies in the world, regarding the acquisition of vision4health Laufenberg & Co., a leading publisher of innovative software for laboratories and diagnostic activities in Europe.
This transaction allowed CompuGroup Medical AG to considerably strengthen its position in the laboratory information systems market and paves the way for new strategic options in terms of networks for healthcare and health services providers.
The agreement includes the acquisition by CompuGroup Medical AG of all significant assets and shares in the vision4health group in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and France.
With more than 200 installed systems all over Europe, vision4health is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of laboratory information systems. Its customers include some of the largest and most prestigious hospitals and private laboratory groups. En 2013, the vision4health group achieved total turnover of 13 million euros, with a gross operating surplus of around 0.1 million euros.
About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organisational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 385,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries an lundi 10 février 2014d customers in 43 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,000 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
For this transaction, CompuGroup Medical AG was notably advised by CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre with Jacques Isnard (partner) and Marc Flamand for Corporate aspects, Anne-Laure Villedieu (partner), Charlotte Félizot and Julie Tamba for contract/property law aspects and Caroline Froger-Michon and Guillemette Peyre for labour law aspects.
The firm coordinating the transaction was McDermott Will & Emery Francfort, represented by Clemens Just and Anna Steudner.
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